7 Ways to Pray for Missionaries

We’re excited for a new year and hope to provide some great resources for you as you advocate and connect with your missionary. You should receive email updates when we post new materials, and we’re always open to hearing your ideas too!

Here’s seven ways to start praying for your missionary in 2015:

1. Relationship with God : – 2 Peter 3:18:
Loving and studying God’s Word
• Strong prayer life
• Walking in the Holy Spirit

2. Physical/Emotional – 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17:
• Adaption to climate
• Health
• Safety in danger
• Victory over loneliness and  depression

3. Family Relationships – Ephesians 5:21:
• Husband/wife
• Children/parent
• Family life as a model to  nationals
• Coping with singleness

4. Ability to Communicate – 2 Timothy 4:2:
• Language Study
• Continual improvement in luency
• Cultural adaptation and  understanding

5. Effective Ministry –2 Thessalonians 3:1-3:
• Teaching, preaching, witnessing
• Boldness, open doors
• Prepared hearts, fruitfulness

6. Team Relationships – John 17:21:
• Other missionaries
• Nationals

7. Country of Service – Colossians 4:2-5; Psalm 2:8:
• Government- national and local
• Political situation
• Visas, continued open door
• Outreach to city, village, tribes
• Help them feel connected

“Pray for great things, expect great things, work for great things, but above all pray.” – R.A. Torrey

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